Valerie Weinborn

Valerie Weinborn

Valerie Weinborn, Ph.D.

Food Science and Technology

Research Advisor

Degree Pursuing:



Doctor in Veterinary Medicine

Master in Nutrition and Foods


Valerie is a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Chile with a Master in Nutrition and Foods from Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA - University of Chile). Currently, she is a fourth year PhD student in Food Science at the University of California, Davis. Her interests include functional ingredients, specifically prebiotics, development of new products and science applied to industry. Her current research, conducted under the guidance of Daniela Barile PhD, is related to the identification of highly complex carbohydrates with bioactive properties from various sources of food, especially dairy.